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crackpot

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Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprung up.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Noun

Singular
crackpot

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  1. (informal) An eccentric, crazy or foolish person. A kook.
    Time will tell whether he is a crackpot or a genius for promoting that sort of idea.
  2. (informal) Someone addicted to crack cocaine (i.e. a drug addict). See also crackhead.

Adjective

crackpot

  1. (informal) Eccentric or impractical
    a crackpot idea

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